March 30, 2018
Stephon Clark is a 22 years old convert to Islam. He is the father of two sons, aged 1 and 3. Clark’s brother told KOVR that he and Clark had come from “underprivileged, broken homes”. He said that Clark ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 9:26PM
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Henrico church's Easter-inspired display raised a few eyebrows on Friday.
The make-shift mannequin is hanging from a tree outside Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Woodman Road.
A member of the church said the manneq ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 8:33PM
"It was a Playstation 4, plus controllers, plus the game that goes to it, my cat, my TV, my XBox," he told the outlet.
BIRMINGHAM--An Alabama sixth-grader wrote a will in case he is killed in a school shooting.
Javon Davies says he wrote a lett ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 8:24PM
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Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 8:16PM
Taraji P. Henson breathes rarefied air in Hollywood. She’s one of few actress who has enjoyed both mainstream success and acclaim while maintaining a devoted fan base that spans wealth, generations and geography, but is also decidedly black. She’s th ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 6:09PM
Slavery might have ended on paper after the Civil War, but many white landowners did everything they could to exploit newly freed slaves well into the 20th century. Thousands of black laborers across the South were forced to work against their wi ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 5:56PM
PENNSYLVANIA--In the years leading up to the Civil War, the black abolitionist William Still offered shelter to hundreds of freedom seekers as they journeyed northward. His narrow house in Philadelphia served as an important stop on the Underground R ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 5:35PM
CHIGAGO--A police officer in Elgin, Illinois, a town near Chicago, shot and killed a black woman on a highway early Monday morning. Right now Illinois State Police are investigating Lt. Christian Jensen, trying understand why he killed Decynthia Clem ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 5:23PM
HOUSTON--An unarmed black who was man shot dead had been walking toward police with his trousers around his ankles just moments before he was killed.
Danny Ray Thomas was fatally wounded last Thursday when an officer from the Harris County She ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 5:15PM
An anti-Trump rally scheduled for next month outside the White House won’t only condemn the “appalling bigotry and racism” spewed by the president, but could also shape up to be a test of African-American leaders’ support for Nation of Islam leader L ...
Posted Sunday, April 1st 2018 at 4:38PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Alberta Jones is the civil rights pioneer almost no one knows. She was Louisville’s first female black prosecutor and negotiated the first fight contract for Muhammad Ali, her neighbor. She registered thousands of African-American voters in the 1960s and paved the way for a ban on ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 8:22PM
Archaeologists believe they have found the key to unlocking a mystery almost as old as the Great Pyramid itself: Who built the structure and how were they able to transport two-ton blocks of stone to the ancient wonder more than 4,500 years ago?
Over the years, researchers posited a number of com ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:59PM
ABCNews--TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins says she wants justice after the recent shooting death of her cousin, Eddie Russell Jr.
In a letter posted Monday to her Instagram and over several posts on Twitter, Watkins alleged that Russell was shot 18 t ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:52PM
A Muslim liberal arts college that offers subjects such as Islamic law alongside courses in math and philosophy has bought a former seminary campus for its undergraduate program.
Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim college in the U.S., pa ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:46PM
ATLANTA - Across the web, people are sharing a so-called “rule” pertaining to the National Anthem and whether or not NFL players are required to attend.
Social media users are posting the following text and asking readers to copy and paste:
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:39PM
RICHMOND--A state commission planning an anti-slavery monument in downtown Richmond voted Wednesday to include Nat Turner, the leader of a bloody 1831 slave uprising in Southampton County, among a group of 10 African-American figures who will be hono ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:31PM
AUSTIN - It's dashcam footage that many will never forget and that sparked criticism around the country questioning police use of force. Now, newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feare ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:25PM
(FinalCall.com) The shock of the hour struck America in the form of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida.
Dazed citizens, rich and poor, White and Black, struggled through the recovery processes.
Catastrophes of biblical proportions l ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:17PM
Have some fews and two? Put it in your kick, head to the nearest frolic pad, and prove that you’re a jitterbug.
If these phrases sound like gibberish, you must not be hep—or at least you haven’t read the Hepster’s Dictionary, a glossary of Harlem ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:38PM
August 3, 2017
When we lose a loved one, our first thought is not the logistics of their burial. Our first thoughts tend to be the memories we shared, the laughs we had and primarily — the overwhelming pain of their absence ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:30PM
Janine Hayes was working her shift at the Port of Call restaurant on Esplanade Avenue, at the edge of the French Quarter, when the deluge started Saturday afternoon.
She and her co-workers noticed the water was pooling faster than it does in a typ ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:23PM